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  • Six months after the Hurricanes of 2017, a tale of experiences and lessons learned (Vanity)

    03/23/2018 11:52:20 AM PDT · by cll · 56 replies
    Free Republic | 3/23/2018 | CLL
    Now that the hoopla about the Trump Administration’s “poor response” to the hurricanes that hit the U.S. Territories in the Caribbean last September has died down considerably, and since my life has now almost returned to normal, I’d like to share my experiences during the storms and their aftermath. I do this to set some things straight about what actually happened, to share the practical things we did to deal and cope with the disaster in the hope that someone will find the information useful for their own preparedness, and also as a kind of mental dump of all the...
  • Official Washington flocking to Doomsday Camps

    03/19/2018 6:29:29 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 106 replies
    Official Washington flocking to Doomsday Camps by Paul Bedard | March 19, 2018 08:16 AM A building network of backwoods doomsday camps around the country are pulling in members from affluent areas and even Washington national security officials as the threats grow from nuclear war, an EMP or virus attack. Called Fortitude Ranch, the outposts promise protection and a year’s supply of food for those unable to build their own bunker. What’s more, until a crisis strikes, they are being used for prepper training and vacations. “We’re seeing members from all the three letter agencies,” said Fortitude creator Drew Miller,...
  • Britain 'four meals away from anarchy' if cyber attack takes out power grid

    03/17/2018 2:50:28 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 108 replies
    yahoo ^ | 03/17/2018
    The warning comes weeks after the Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, said Russia had been spying on the UK’s energy infrastructure and could cause “thousands and thousands and thousands” of deaths if it crippled the power supply. America this week blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid.  Energy and security experts say a cyber attack is one of a number of so-called “black sky hazards” that have the potential to knock out power for days, weeks or even longer across large parts of a country, or even continent....
  • We Never Could Have Imagined (Or Prepped For) What Actually Happened In Venezuela

    03/11/2018 10:40:19 AM PDT · by blam · 106 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 3-11-2018 | JG Martinez D.
    Can we prepare for everything? We never could have imagined…or prepped for…what happened in Venezuela. In this article, I wanted to analyze my preps, and the nature of the apocalypse we have been forced to face. I don’t know about you, but anything that kicks you out of your place, of your warm bed, your pets, kids, wife, and the rest of your family, for me does not have another better word to describe it. My comfort bubble was destroyed, my work of an entire life was thrown out by the window, my family insurance full coverage policy is gone...
  • The Maduro diet: How most Venezuelans lost an average of 19 pounds in 2016, plus another 24 in 2017

    03/10/2018 5:49:20 PM PST · by grundle · 15 replies
    wordpress ^ | March 10, 2018 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    The Maduro diet: How most Venezuelans lost an average of 19 pounds in 2016, plus another 24 pounds in 2017 In May 2017, the Washington Post reported:In a recent survey of 6,500 Venezuelan families by the country’s leading universities, three-quarters of adults said they lost weight in 2016 — an average of 19 pounds… a level of hunger almost unheard-of outside war zones or areas ravaged by hurricane, drought or plague.In February 2018, Reuters reported:Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year… according to a new university study…That’s 43 pounds in two years.Before I explain...
  • After Irma, new energy for Interstate 75 relief

    02/16/2018 5:09:16 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    The Fresno Bee ^ | February 16, 2018 | Cindy Swirko, Ocala Star Banner
    OCALA, Fla. In mid-2016, a regional task force that spent almost two years exploring ways to improve safety on a crowded Interstate 75 decided to take a conservative approach: make changes to the highway rather than build or expand other roads. Then Hurricane Imra blew into Florida and thousands of people trying to flee its path got stuck, many of them in Ocala and points north and south. Now, a new road with a potential route through Marion and Alachua counties may be back on the table, if not exactly speeding ahead. "I think they are going to do it...
  • Mass Exodus From Venezuela’s Socialist Violence And Starvation

    02/13/2018 9:32:37 AM PST · by blam · 47 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 2-13-2018
    People are fleeing the socialism forced on them in Venezuela by the hundreds of thousands. Starving, and facing violence over crumbs of food, many have no choice but to flee the wasteland which used the authority of government to destroy the lives of its citizens. Thousands of Venezuelans are attempting to flee the socialist dystopia their nation has become. They are attempting to make it to Colombia. In a desperate bid to escape the hunger and soaring crime rate caused by the spiraling economic crisis, fueled by socialist policies, incredible pictures have surfaced showing the mass exodus of refugees crossing...
  • The CDC Wants to Get People Ready for a Nuclear Detonation

    01/07/2018 3:09:32 PM PST · by SMGFan · 23 replies
    The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a teaching session later this month that's tied to a timely topic of late: nuclear war. The Jan. 16 event, which the CDC has titled "Public Health Response to a Nuclear Detonation," comes at a time when continued tensions between the U.S. and North Korea over the Hermit Kingdom's nuclear pursuits are running particularly hot. ------------------- Federal, state and local agencies would lead immediate responses to nuclear activity, the CDC says. Yet Stat News reports the session is meant to target public health professionals like doctors, nurses, pharmacists and even...
  • US Agency to Hold Briefing on How Public Can Prepare for Nuclear War

    01/07/2018 4:25:29 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 50 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | January 6, 2018 | Tom Ozimek
    US Agency to Hold Briefing on How Public Can Prepare for Nuclear War By Tom Ozimek January 6, 2018 8:31 am Last Updated: January 6, 2018 12:28 pm A U.S. federal agency has scheduled a briefing for how the public can prepare for nuclear war. “While a nuclear detonation is unlikely, it would have devastating results and there would be limited time to take critical protection steps,” stated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on its website. The notice about the briefing, scheduled for the Jan. 16, features a photograph of a mushroom cloud and notes that “planning...
  • The sell-by dates you shouldn't swallow because they're a myth (tr)

    12/04/2017 10:48:37 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 61 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Dec 04, 2017 | JOANNA BLYTHMAN
    Hurrah for the Co-Op! I’m no fan of supermarkets, but I’m delighted by its decision to introduce a ‘10p aisle’ to sell food that is past its ‘Best Before’ date in a determined effort to reduce waste. The Co-Op isn’t known as an innovator, so it has stolen a march on Tesco and Sainsbury’s with an initiative that means a selection of products — tinned goods, dried foods etc — will stay on sale for one month after their ‘Best Before’. I believe this is perfectly timed to take advantage of the public’s desire for a return to common sense...
  • How to survive an APOCALYPSE: Expert reveals the five key things city dwellers should do (tr)

    11/25/2017 12:35:42 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 83 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 24, 2017 | CECILE BORKHATARIA
    From Hurricane Irma to the Northern California wildfires, this year has seen its fair share of natural disasters. These disasters may have you thinking about what you should do in the eventuality one hits your city - how do you prepare and should you think about leaving? According to an expert, a lot of what drives large-scale evacuations is mass hysteria and fear, and most natural disasters don't require an immediate evacuation because they can be predicted, for example hurricanes. However, there are certain things city dwellers can do in preparation for a sudden disaster. John Renne, the Director of...
  • Business Is Booming for America’s Survival Food King

    11/22/2017 1:46:06 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Bloomberg Businessweek | November 22, 2017 | Amanda Little
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  • What to Do If All Hell Breaks Loose on Nov. 4th (Antifa)

    11/04/2017 2:59:56 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 99 replies
    The Organic Prepper ^ | November 3, 2017 | Daisy Luther
    Tomorrow is November 4th, the date that has been bandied about by wannabe Communists and people who hate the President since last summer as the starting date of their uprising. Cities across the country have planned events (find the list of locations here) and I’ve gotten photos from people in small towns all over the place of signs with the ominous warning, “November 4th It Begins.” Now, before we delve into prepping for this, please know that there is every chance this is a tempest in a teapot. It’s most likely that anywhere from 20 to 200 people will...
  • On November 4th The Antifa Insurgency Against Donald Trump And His Supporters Will Begin

    11/01/2017 9:14:08 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 108 replies
    The Economic Collapse ^ | October 31, 2017 | Michael Snyder
    Are we about to see chaos in the streets in major cities all over America? Antifa and other radical leftist groups are promising that a series of protests will begin on November 4th that will never end until “the Trump/Pence regime” is “removed from power”. And as you will see below, Antifa has openly and publicly embraced violence and the Department of Homeland Security says that they have engaged in domestic terrorism. Hopefully these “protests” will fizzle out after a few weeks, because political organizations that believe in “the necessary use of violence” have no place in our society....
  • Top 5 Most Reliable Guns on the Planet

    11/02/2017 5:16:15 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 36 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 11/2/2017 | Alex
    There are many lists of best guns, best guns that does xyz. For the simplicity of this debate, we break this down to guns that are most reliable but from different types of firearms. We’ll choose from a handgun, bolt-action, shotgun, submachinegun and a self loading rifle. Within this list everyone will debate if these guns are for SHTF, personal defense, home defense or military. We’re only speaking about “gun reliability” here. Here’s the 5 most reliable Guns on the planet:Handguns - Glocks is very boring because its so reliable and easy to use. The Glocks that do malfunction are...
  • ANTIFA Leader: “November 4th […] Millions Of Antifa Supersoldiers Will Behead All White Parents”

    10/30/2017 1:55:59 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 166 replies
    GP ^ | 10/30/17 | Lucian Wintrich
    Tom Bloke, considered to be one of the leaders of the domestic terrorist group ANTIFA, took to Twitter today to threaten violence against “white parents” and “small business owners”.   can't wait for November 4th when millions of antifa supersoldiers will behead all white parents and small business owners in the town square — Tom Bloke (@21logician) October 30, 2017 Adding to the open display of anti-white racism and coupled with violence against small business owners (for whatever reason), the top-rated subtweet doubled down:What is “AntiFa” – a.k.a. “Anti-Fascists”, “ANTIFA”, “Antifa”? A historically relevant and radically far-left domestic terrorist organization...
  • 8 Items That Disappeared Immediately after Hurricane Harvey

    10/28/2017 7:13:31 PM PDT · by aMorePerfectUnion · 60 replies
    Ask a Prepper How to... ^ | October 27, 2017 | James Walton
    There is a parallel between the core basics of survival and those things that nature takes from us in one of these powerful hurricanes. When I think of survival and the very basics, there is shelter, water, food and fire. As the powerful winds and punishing rains of Hurricane Harvey approached Texas people were most concerned with these survival basics. It was immediately apparent that there were many people unprepared to deal with the aftermath of this storm. Most resources were gobbled up in storm prep and no one really knew when trucks would return to Houston to restock shelves....
  • Is George Soros Funding Riots Planned on November 4 Nationwide?

    10/27/2017 7:20:01 AM PDT · by markomalley · 43 replies
    Lombardi Letter ^ | 10/27/17 | Benjamin A. Smith
    Is George Soros Funding Riots Planned on November 4th?  Is George Soros funding riots planned on November 4 in America? That’s the claim by several web sites on the alt-right end of the political spectrum. We’ll analyze what we know, and how strong—if any—financial and logistical ties can be traced back to Soros-connected groups.The claim first surfaced in an October 20, 2017 piece penned by the Conservative Review. In it, they attempt to link  Soros as a main financial backer for a consortium of groups led by Refuse Fascism. The article describes Refuse Fascism as a a “big-tent movement from...
  • How to Survive: Lessons from Puerto Rico

    10/08/2017 11:20:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 79 replies
    American ^ | October 8, 2017 | Norman Rogers
    The takedown of the Puerto Rican power grid by Hurricane Irma will, we hope, provide a teaching moment. The United States power grid is vulnerable, and the consequences of a widespread failure, especially if lengthy, will be a disaster of monumental proportions. This should not be a new realization. Serious analysts such as the Foundation for Resilient Societies and the EMP Commission have been warning us for a long time. The warnings have been ignored or even actively opposed by the electric power industry. America's electric grid can be brought down by sabotage or by natural forces, such as the...

    09/29/2017 11:52:52 AM PDT · by SES1066 · 70 replies
    LibertyNation ^ | 08/21/17 | JAMES FITE
    Since Donald Trump won the presidency last year, the streets of have teemed with leftist activists united in their collective outrage. Various protesters have wreaked havoc across the nation. Now, Refuse Fascism’s Andy Zee hopes to amass an army for what may be the final battle in their war against the United States. Millions of people will gather nationwide in a coordinated protest to remove Trump and Pence from the White House beginning November 4 – nearly a year to the day after the election – and they insist they will not relent until the mission is achieved.